Teenager jailed for killing stepfather

A TEENAGER has been jailed for five years after admitting stabbing his stepfather to death in a row over a television.

Moynul Haque, 18, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Mohammed Zillur-Rahman, 43, an imam at Chadwell Heath mosque, east London, at the Old Bailey in February.

He was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court, in north London, to five years less the 182 days he has already spent on remand, a court official said.

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Haque was 17 when the dispute broke out at the family home in Melford Avenue, Barking, in October last year.

An argument over Haque moving a television into his bedroom led to him picking up a knife from the kitchen and stabbing Mr Zillur-Rahman.

Mr Zillur-Rahman died after being stabbed through the heart. Haque was said to be shocked and crying, the court previously heard.